Agriculture

Articles

Determination of Actual Evapotranspiration and Crop Coefficients of California Date Palms Using the Residual of Energy Balance Approach


Efforts and Challenges of One Decade Water Conservation Practices in the Imperial Valley

Ali Montazar, PhD 
Irrigation and Water Management Advisor
(Imperial & Riverside Counties)
University of California Cooperative Extension
Office: (442) 265-7707
Cell: (530) 574-4140
amontazar@ucanr.edu


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Grants and Rebates


Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

Providing leadership in a partnership effort to help people conserve, maintain, and improve our natural resources and environment

https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/national/home/


81077 Indio Blvd Suite A
Indio CA, 92201
Allen Curry-District Conservationist
Phone: 760-347-7658
Juan R. Segoviano-Field office Engineer
Phone: 760-347-7658  x108

Financial Assistance

National Air Quality Incentive Program

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SWEEP Grant

https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/oefi/sweep/
81077 Indio Blvd., Ste A
Indio, CA 92201
Yvonne Franco
Phone: 760.347.3675 ext. 101

SWEEP Information Flyer


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Meetings and Groups

Agricultural Water Advisory Group (AWAG)

Bi-Annual meetings to discuss any updates that impact the Ag community and receive input from local farmers.

Coachella Valley Water District Rummonds Room
51501 Tyler Street
Coachella, CA 92236
Angela Johnson
Phone: 760-398-2661 x3462

Scheduled meetings-2:00 pm
October 14, 2pm via Skype

760-398-2661 x5999
Conference ID: 484672

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Coachella Valley Water Management Plan Update

November 19, 2020
2pm-4pm
Details TBA

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Farmers Meetings

Meetings occur in fall and spring, cover various subjects and are eligible for pest control applicator CEUs.

Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control (CVMVCD)
43420 Trader Place
Indio, CA 92201
Phone: 760-342-2467

Scheduled meetings-12:00 pm

February 12, 2020- Laws and Regulations Updates
Mosquito’s and Habitat Slides
Updates on Laws and Regs Slides

Our Sponsors provide:  CE credit, lunch, water and meeting room
Coachella Valley Mosquito & Vector Control District
California Department of Food & Agriculture
Coachella Valley Water District
UCCE Riverside County
Riverside County Agricultural Commissioners’ Office

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Soil and Water Management Training Program Steering Committee Meetings

USDA Sevice Center
81091 Indio Blvd.
Indio, CA 92201

Scheduled Meetings- 2pm
December 12, 2019

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Education & Trainings


31st Annual Fall Desert Crops Workshop via Zoom

Pre-register via email in advance to Andrea Ramirez, aiestrada@ucanr.edu with full name of attendee(s).

December 3rd, 2020
 9-11am

December 10th, 2020
9-11am

Agenda

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First Detector Training
http://firstdetector.org/

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Irrigation Training and Research Center (ITRC) Cal Poly San Louis Obispo

http://www.itrc.org/
Irrigation Training & Research Center
1 Grand Avenue
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0730
Phone: (805) 756-2434

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Pesticide Applicators Professional Association (PAPA)

https://www.papaseminars.com/
2101 Stone Boulevard, Suite 200
West Sacramento, CA 95691
Phone: 831-442-3536


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Resources


Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

Flyer

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Burrtec - Coachella Valley Compost Facility

87011 Landfill Road
Coachella, CA 92236
Phone: 760-863-4364

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California Irrigation Management Information System (CIMIS)

https://cimis.water.ca.gov/

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California Women for Agriculture (CWA)

If you eat food and wear clothes, you are involved in Agriculture! We are the Coachella Valley Chapter of California Women for Agriculture. We are dedicated to promoting Agriculture in the state of California. We award scholarships to local students who are interested in pursuing a career in Agriculture. We also host an annual Farmer Appreciation dinner, conduct local farm tours, sponsor local school gardens, and other educational endeavors.

http://cawomen4ag.com/find-a-chapter/
https://www.facebook.com/pg/CoachellaValleyCWAcoachellavalleycwa@gmail.com

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Coachella Valley Irrigated Lands Coalition, Inc.

The Coachella Valley Irrigated Lands Coalition, Inc was established to help irrigated agriculture meet the requirements of the California Regional Water Quality Control Board's (RWQCB) Irrigated Lands Regulatory Program (ILRP) in the Coachella Valley.

http://www.cvilc.ag/index.html

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Coachella Valley Living Soils

Soil Amendments, Natural Soil & Plant Stimulants, Application


P.O.Box 1130
Thermal, CA 92274
Letty Vasquez
Phone: 760-399-5114
Mobile: 760-831-3007
Letty@CVLivingSoils.com

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Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control

www.cvmvcd.org
43-420 Trader Place
Indio, CA 92201
J. Walkoli Wekesa, PhD, Operations Manager
Phone: 760-342-8287
wwekesa@cvmvcd.org
Oldembour Avalos, Feild Supervisor
Phone: 760-342-8287
oavalos@cvmvcd.org

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Coachella Valley Resource and Conservation District (CVRCD)

https://www.cvrcd.com/
81077 Indio Boulevard, Suite A
Indio, CA 92201
Phone: 760-347-3675 x190

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CVWD Annual Crop Report

2018 Annual Crop Report
CVWD Crop Report Map

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Growing Coachella Valley

Growing Coachella Valley is a not-for-profit organization that fosters support from key industries, local businesses and residents to secure resources for the future of the Coachella Valley. The organization focuses on issues surrounding the availability of water and other resources that contribute to the standard of living and economic development of our region.

Headquartered in Coachella, California, and founded in 2015, our commitment is to support opportunities and advancement of communities throughout the Coachella Valley.

MISSION

The mission of Growing Coachella Valley is to protect our resources, now and for the future.

http://growingcoachellavalley.org/ 

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ET Information

http://www.cvwd.org/299/ET-information

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Riverside County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office

http://www.rivcoawm.org/AgriculturalLinks.aspx
3403 Tenth Street, Suite 701
Riverside, CA 92501
Phone: 951-955-3000

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Riverside County Farm Bureau

"The mission of the Riverside County Farm Bureau is to promote and represent agriculture in Riverside County."

The Riverside County Farm Bureau is an independent, non-governmental, voluntary membership organization, which represents the interests of agriculture in Riverside County.

https://www.riversidecfb.com
21160 Box Springs Road, Ste. 102
Moreno Valley, CA 92557
Phone: (951) 684-6732

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Soils Map

http://www.cvwd.org/DocumentCenter/View/1143/South-Valley-Soil-Map-PDF?bidId=

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UC Cooperative Extension

https://ucanr.edu/?facultyid=13
http://ceriverside.ucanr.edu/About_CE_Riverside/contact/?facultyid=802
http://ceimperial.ucanr.edu/